Do not intervene
Yes, do intervene
"The side that stays within its fortifications is beaten." ~Napoleon
2. Oligarchy in fact if not in name
3. Nothing, absolutely nothing at all! Let money be equated to freedom of speech! Let the rich rule all! They're better people than the rest of us, so they should be allowed to rule, right? When has vast degrees of wealth inequality ever ended badly?
“To do evil, a human being must first of all believe that what he’s doing is good" - Solzhenitsyn
"...with the terrorists, you have to take out their families." - Donald Trump
The IRS is allowed to tax income you receive. If somebody dies and you gain income as a result, that is income to you, hence it is taxed as income to you. It was also taxed when your relative initially received the cash.
All the liquid cash flowing through our economy is taxed and taxed multiple times. I pay payroll taxes, then purchase something from a small business owner, and then he pays a small business tax on the money I previously paid payroll tax on...
That's just how economics works...